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Old 18 Apr 2013, 09:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hi all

just joined, and just had the wrx for 4days, already have engine smoke, starts after around 5/10mins from cold (so after car is hot) comes from just infront of thr air box and you can olny see if when stoped, smells like oil, but i cant see where its coming from, any ideas, thort it may be a rocker cover gasket but dont really know.

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Old 18 Apr 2013, 09:50 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: engine smoke

as you say Rocker cover is common you havent said what year but classics also suffer from a Power steering fluid leak.
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Re: engine smoke

as said, rocker cover or possibly front crank seal if its coming from infront of the airbox.
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Old 20 Apr 2013, 07:29 AM   #4 (permalink)
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The cars been stood for 18months so didn't know if that could effect it either!
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seals can perish, so may well have doen it over time. best bet get it checked out
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